Theology Discussion Group Begins Sunday

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Theology Discussion Group begins Sunday 9-9-18 EVENING at 6:30 p.m. in the Library. Anyone is welcome to come even if you didn’t sign up. No readings are required for the first session. One bite at a time. You may know that answer to the question, “How do you eat an elephant?”, but it applies to theology as well. Theology brings to …

Rise for Climate, Jobs and Justice

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Rise for Climate, Jobs and Justice in Scott Park on Saturday, September 8 from 11 am until 1 pm The weekend before San Francisco’s Global Climate Action Summit, the Peoples Climate Movement will lead a national mobilization for climate, jobs, and justice.  September 8 will be a moving demonstration of the breadth and depth of the climate movement. Across the country, tens of thousands of people …

Sorting Days at Twice Is Nice

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Many thanks to Wednesday, July 11 Sorting Day volunteers! They cleaned dishware, priced curtains, organized the linen room and evaluated electronics. The place looks great! Please join us at our next Sorting Day on Saturday, July 21 from 9:00 a.m. to noon.  

Solar Power Hour on Sunday, July 15 at 11 am

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Solar Power Hour in Fellowship Hall on Sunday, July 15 at 11:00 a.m. Thinking about going solar? Residents throughout Champaign County and Piatt County have an opportunity to participate in Solar Urbana-Champaign 3.0, a grassroots program combining volume purchasing with community education to make solar more accessible and affordable. Property owners and renters alike may participate in this program! Regardless of …

Seminar Series: Challenges to Sustainability in Central Illinois

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Upcoming Seminar: “Challenges to Sustainability in Central Illinois”, Sundays, April 8, 15 and 22 at 11:00 a.m. in the Fellowship Hall. From the time European immigrants first settled the rich prairies of Central Illinois, the area has offered its inhabitants a livable environment with diverse flora and fauna, highly productive farmland, space for development, and abundant clean water. But the …

“Understanding Stroke”

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Sunday’s Seminar: Join us in the Fellowship Hall after worship today for the seminar entitled, “Understanding Stroke”. Erin Eddy, BSN, RN, CNRN, SCRN, CCRN-K, will tell us about stroke statistics and the impact on society and the economy. She will explain what a stroke is, who is at risk of a stroke and lifestyle changes you can make to lower …

Christmas Offering 2017

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Support Local Mission: We will be receiving our annual Christmas offering throughout the month of December. This very important offering supports local mission agencies and our Benevolence Fund. See the bulletin board by the coffee kitchen for lists of local partners supported by this offering. Please mark your gifts as “Christmas Offering” and place in the weekly offering, drop off …